8,000-Year-Old Neolithic Temple Discovered at Saudi Port Town

Aerial view of the Al-Faw archaeological site, home to a neolithic settlement, in Saudi Arabia. Source: CC BY-SA 4.0

The port town of Al-Faw had acquired infamy due to its strategic position at the entrance of the Shatt al-Arab, leaving it vulnerable to attacks during the many wars fought in the Middle East. 

Source: Ancient Origins

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